Hey I'm Simon, a 23 year old cyclist from England and I want to share my tandem cycling adventure with you! I'm looking for enthusiastic and energetic travellers to HELP PEDAL MY TANDEM BICYCLE between Colombia and Argentina.
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The ride will start in Turbo in Colombia on the 12th March and will traverse the west coast of South America, crossing the Andes Mountains and finishing in Buenos Aires, Argentina in September 2017. The idea behind my trip is to be not only a cycling adventure, but also a social experiment. Each week or couple of weeks I will be riding with and getting to know different travellers! I am hoping to create a short film about the trip, focused on both the journey but also about the people I ride with along the way.
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I am looking for energetic, adventurous, physically fit and sociable travellers to join me along weekly sections of my 8,000km route. Wild camping, riding in all conditions and getting rather disgusting and sweaty will be a big part of the trip so I’m looking for people who aren’t too bothered about that sort of thing. This may be the first time you have done a cycling trip or sport adventure and I am not looking for athletic superheroes, I'm looking for people with a good basic level of fitness who are enthusiastic and ready to embark on a stupid adventure!
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I'm 23, English and after graduating 3 years ago have been living and working in France and Spain. Spending the last year and a half working in a hostel in Barcelona and meeting so many great people living out their adventures, I decided that it was time to start my own! I've always loved bikes and adventure, having just completed an 8 days cycle from Barcelona (Spain) to Bordeaux (France), but have always dreamt of doing a long distance trip of several months. Being a sociable guy who likes to chat and have a laugh, the idea of doing a long distance trip solo never appealed, and that's how I came up with my this idea.
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Turbo (Colombia) – 12th March
Lima (Peru) – 31st May
La Paz (Bolivia) – 23th July
Buenos Aires (Argentina) – 15th September
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Along the route we will have the chance to meet local people on a daily basis, leaving behind touristic centres and heading to explore rural landscapes, people and culture.
I just need you to help me turn the pedals! As I mentioned above, it's not necessary to be a super fit athlete, but a good basic level of fitness will be required (I.e capable of running 4/5 km ). I will be aiming to cycle around 60km a day.
We will be wild camping. Sharing my tent will be a possibility and sleeping bag provided, however bringing your own tent would be more comfortable. Communal camp food will be provided.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week